Tag Archive 'History'

Come Cycle the City With Us!


Posted by on Mar 05 2013
Tags: , , , , , , ,

  The Cycle the City Refresh project is nearing completion and it is super exciting to see the results in the form of a suite of revised and cool new tools for the way-finding system.   The project is made up of five way-finding components with new signs that incorporate a map and scannable QR […]

Cycle the City Refresh


Posted by on Aug 10 2012
Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

News update… We have embarked upon a process for refreshing the entire Cycle the City route with the support of JDK, Local Motion, BWBC, DPW and Parks and Rec.  This refresh involves having JDK update the identity (logo, font, colors etc), the online presence through the Cycle the City page on Local Motions Website (http://www.localmotion.org/ctc/), […]

Learning Burlington’s History by Cycling the City


Posted by on May 19 2012
Tags: , , , , ,

On a gorgeous Saturday morning, 15 cyclists joined Local Motion Executive Director Chapin Spencer and Local Motion Board Member Luis Vivanco on a 10-mile historic tour of Burlington.  The route followed the 10-mile Cycle the City loop developed by Local Motion, the City of Burlington and Lake Champlain Bikeways in 1998.  The route was recently […]

What Ever Happened to ‘Cycle-Skating’?


Posted by on Feb 02 2012
Tags: , , ,

None of us at Local Motion had ever heard of this fad from the 1920′s.  After watching this, you’ll want to head to your shop, take the wheels off your kid’s bike and build yourself a pair! Thanks to Local Motion member Clare Innes for passing this along!

80 Folks Pack House for Lost Cyclist Presentation


Posted by on Aug 11 2010
Tags: , ,

Author David Herlihy spun a riveting story about Frank Lenz‘s attempted 1892 bicycle trip around the world at Fletcher Free Library tonight. 80 cyclists packed the Fletcher Room to hear about this Pittsburgh man’s attempt to pedal his “safety bicycle” 20,000 miles across some of the most remote areas of the world over a century […]